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France by Robyn

  1. 1. France By Robyn Kirwan
  2. 2. MILLAU BRIDGE • Millau bridge is in central France • The bridge is 70km • The tour de France goes along this bridge
  3. 3. Beaches • Porto pollo • Paloma plage • Argeles plage
  4. 4. Rivers • The river loire is 1.012 km. Its mouth is the Atlantic ocean. • Seine river is 776 km. Its mouth is the English channel • Rhone river is 812 km. its mouth is the Mediterranean sea • The two seas the are around France are the English channel and the mediterranean sea
  5. 5. Bordering Countries • The countries that border France are Belgium, Germany, Switzerland, Spain and Italy
  6. 6. Eiffel tower • The Eiffel tower is in Paris • Its 324 meters which is about the size of an 81 storey house • The tower received 250 million visitors in 2010 • Its named after an engineer called Gustave Eiffel • The Eiffel tower has three levels for visitors
  7. 7. Sport • Football is the most popular sport in France. • The first football club was introduced to France in 1863 by British immigrants • Rugby was introduced in 1872. • The tour de France is a cycling race. The winners from the past years are • Fabian Gancellara in 2010 • Robert Gensink in 2011 • Peter Veltis in 2012 • Christopher Froome 2013
  8. 8. Painting and painters • Baroque is painted by Nicolas Poussin and Claude Lorrain • Impressionism

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